Food Allergy Guides for Many Chain Restaurants

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Are you often on the road and wondering about potential eating options, or wondering what the policies of a chain restaurant in your city are? Here's an (ever-growing) compilation of allergy policies from national chain restaurants.

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Do be aware that a chain's stated allergy policy may not accurately reflect the situation at your local restaurant.

Some locations are unusually allergy-aware and will make many items to order, while some locations of otherwise allergy-friendly chains are less safe than others in terms of cross-contamination and other allergy issues.

See Before You Eat at a Chain Restaurant for allergy concerns that are specific to restaurants with many locations.

  • Arby's Food Allergy Guide -- includes information about eggs, fish, milk, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, soybeans, gluten and MSG.
  • Baskin-Robbins Food Allergy Guide -- includes information about eggs, milk, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts and soy.
  • Ben & Jerry's Food Allergy Guide -- includes information about Scoop Shop food allergy policies, allergen awareness, and cross-contamination training.
  • Boston Market Food Allergy Guide -- includes information about eggs, fish, milk, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, soy, and gluten.
  • Carrabba's Food Allergy Guide -- includes some information about their gluten-free menu and allergy awareness policies.
  • Chick-Fil-A Food Allergy Guide -- highlights general information about allergies and menu items likely to be of particular concern to those with peanut, tree nut, fish, soy, milk, sesame, flax and sunflower seed allergies and provides a list of menu items likely to be suitable for wheat- and gluten-free diets.
  • Ruby Tuesday Food Allergy Guide -- provides information about and suggested menu items for MSG sensitivity, dairy allergy, gluten intolerance, and peanut and tree nut allergies.

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